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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - PHC6442
Tracking Number - 2174

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive -
Submission Type: Change
Course Change Information (for course changes only): - change from 2 to 3 credit hours
Comments: SCNS approved 8/2/09;

Detail Information

  1. Date & Time Submitted: 2009-09-24
  2. Department: Global Health
  3. College: PH
  4. Budget Account Number: 6408-00-20
  5. Contact Person: wayne w westhoff
  6. Phone: 974 6621
  7. Email:
  8. Prefix: PHC
  9. Number: 6442
  10. Full Title: Global Health Applications in the Field
  11. Credit Hours: 2
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: Y
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): GH Applications in the Field
  19. Course Online?: -
  20. Percentage Online: 0
  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: None
  23. Corequisites: None
  24. Course Description: This course prepares students for fieldwork in the global public health arena. There is a strong emphasis on public health issues in developing countries and those that transcend geopolitical borders such as environmental change and terrorism.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course:
  26. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service? After having taught the course for three years it has been shown that the Epi-info software should be a tool used in analyzing data in this course. Students begin to learn data entry and analysis using Epi-Info in PHC 6112 (Global Health Assessment Strategies). The change of this course from two credits to three credits will add instruction time so students can apply their knowledge of Epi-Info in practical field studies.
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)
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  33. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases:
  34. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy:
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  36. Attendance Policy:
  37. Policy on Make-up Work:
  38. Program This Course Supports:
  39. Course Concurrence Information:

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